School bus dashcam captures dramatic car crash in Oklahoma

School bus dashcam captures dramatic car crash in Oklahoma

The school bus camera captured the collision between a car and a pickup truck near to Oklahoma City on 26 April. Three people, who were travelling in the truck and in the car, were taken to hospital with critical injuries. No students were hurt. May 5, 2017
Who is Alton Sterling?

Who is Alton Sterling?

Alton Sterling was the 37-year-old American shot to death by police officers in Baton Rouge on 5 July, 2016. He was the father of five children, living in a transitional home, whose favorite dish was red beans and rice. Sterlings son Cameron champions good police officers and peace between all racial groups. Alton was the 558th American to be killed by police in the US in 2016.  May 5, 2017
Heartbreaking effects of Syria war in pebble art

Heartbreaking effects of Syria war in pebble art

A Syrian sculptor has been turning pebbles and stones collected from the foot of Mount Zaphon, situated around 50km from his home in Lattakia, into heartbreaking depictions of the war in his country.Nizar Al Badr delicately composes stories through his work and depicts images all too familiar to the people of Syria. May 5, 2017
Congress votes to repeal Obamacare

Congress votes to repeal Obamacare

US Congress narrowly passed a bill that would repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act with the American Health Care Act. May 5, 2017
Planned Parenthood protest after Republican healthcare bill passes

Planned Parenthood protest after Republican healthcare bill passes

Planned Parenthood has staged a protest outside the office of Rep. Steve Knight. The Republican had voted for the passing of the American Healthcare Act (AHCA) aimed to replace Obamacare. Planned Parenthood will be de-funded if the AHCA also passes in the Senate. May 5, 2017
Donald Trump calls negative phone call with Malcom Turnbull fake news

Donald Trump calls negative phone call with Malcom Turnbull fake news

U.S. President Donald Trump and Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull met in New York City for the first time on 4 May where they labelled a reportedly negative February phone call in as exaggerated fake news.The meeting was delayed by several hours after the the bill to replace Obamacare passed in the House of Representatives. The face-to-face meeting followed a reportedly hostile phone call between the two in February, before Trump took to Twitter to call the refugee resettlement plan a dumb deal. Despite the tumultuous status of the deal, Trump said the refugee resettlement had been worked out for a long time – the deal was reaffirmed by Vice President Mike Pence in April during his visit to Australia. May 5, 2017
Protesters greet Donald Trump on first trip home to New York

Protesters greet Donald Trump on first trip home to New York

Protesters rallied and marched against Donald Trump on the streets of New York on 4 May, as the US president returned to his home city for the first time since taking office. Trumps arrival was delayed due to celebrations with fellow Republicans after a new healthcare bill, repealing Obamacare, passed in the House of Representatives. May 5, 2017
Donald Trump hails new healthcare bill

Donald Trump hails new healthcare bill

The US House of Representatives approved a bill on 4 May to repeal major parts of Obamacare and replace it with a Republican healthcare plan, handing President Donald Trump his biggest legislative victory but setting up a tough fight in the Senate. With the 217-213 vote, Republicans obtained just enough support to push the legislation through the House, sending it to the Senate for consideration. No Democrats voted for the bill. But the effort now faces new hurdles in the Senate, where the Republicans have only a 52-seat majority in the 100-seat chamber and where just a few Republican defections could sink the bill. May 5, 2017
Donald Trump hails new healthcare bill

Donald Trump hails new healthcare bill

The US House of Representatives approved a bill on 4 May to repeal major parts of Obamacare and replace it with a Republican healthcare plan, handing President Donald Trump his biggest legislative victory but setting up a tough fight in the Senate. With the 217-213 vote, Republicans obtained just enough support to push the legislation through the House, sending it to the Senate for consideration. No Democrats voted for the bill. But the effort now faces new hurdles in the Senate, where the Republicans have only a 52-seat majority in the 100-seat chamber and where just a few Republican defections could sink the bill. May 5, 2017